DENH 1140 Pre-Clinic Theory (3 cr)
Prereq: Acceptance into Dental Hygiene Program
Co-req: DENH 1141
Introduction to the fundamentals of dental hygiene care. Emphasis on infection control, patient assessment, emergencies, the special needs patient, periodontal disease process, patient self-care, dental deposits, and selective polishing. Practical application experience in pre-clinical skill development. Lecture 3 hours.